Online - Overview

UA Early College is as close as your computer. You can access course materials online, 24/7, and your professors are just a click away. Complete your class work from home, school, your local library – anywhere you have access to high speed internet.

UA Early College helps you get ahead with a great selection of college courses from a premier university.

Why Take Courses Online?

  • You choose from a wide variety of University of Alabama courses
  • You take courses from anywhere you have high speed internet
  • Course materials are available 24/7 around your schedule
  • You experience the challenge of University of Alabama college courses, taught by esteemed UA faculty
  • Peer coaches support you in the transition to college study
  • You decide when to take a class – spring, summer or fall
  • Academic advisors help you decide what to take
  • You develop greater maturity and time management skills
  • You get ahead on college courses, while you are enrolled in high school

What Online Courses are Offered?

UA Early College offers broad choices in online study – from Japanese to Journalism, Art History to Anthropology, Computer Science to Political Science – as well as the standards like English, History, Biology and Math. Click to learn more about online courses and see a typical online course list.

I took classes online during my junior and senior year of high school.  When I got to college, I already knew how to study and make good grades in my classes. My roommate was freaking out during finals week, but I had taken college exams before, and I knew how to handle them.

UA Junior majoring in Criminal Justice